Sunset Park

Man, 30, in critical condition after being hit by train at 59th St. station in Sunset Park

August 17, 2018 By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle
The scene outside the 59th Street station after a man was struck by a train there. Photo by Matthew Guadagno
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The man hit by a N train at the 59th Street station in Sunset Park at on Thursday, August 16 around 4:40 p.m. is hospitalized in critical condition.

A police source told this paper that the victim, a 30-year-old Asian man, accidentally leaned backwards and slipped before getting struck, possibly due to fainting. The man was with his eight-year-old son, who was not injured.

The victim was rushed to NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn where, the source added, he is, “likely to die.”

Authorities said that a witness told to police that the victim leaned backwards and slipped. He was subsequently struck on the back of his head by the moving train.


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